Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 19 months ago

#15101 new enhancement

Use env in the shebang of the start script

Reported by: cypherpunks Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Very Low Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: script, shebang, env
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Description

Using /usr/bin/env bash instead of /bin/bash in the shebang line of the start script improves portability to some Unix-derivates (e.g. BSDs where the bash is usually in /usr/local/bin/bash).
However, there are also systems where env is not in /usr/bin/env but in /bin/env, so its a tradeoff.

As I know, tor browser is not running on BSDs so far, but hopefully it will sooner or later and then the shebang will be an issue.

Thanks, for your great work!

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